Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Advertisement Number: P.Rect./R&D/2020/190

Applications are invited for one post of JRF (Junior Research Fellow) in a Swarnajayanti Project (sponsored by Dept. of Science and Technology) entitled, "Hip Joint Replacement Systems" in the Department of Materials Sciences & Engineering, IIT Kanpur.

Minimum Qualification: Post graduate Degree in Basic Science with NET qualification, OR Graduate degree in Professional Course, with NET/GATE, OR post-graduate in Professional courses.

Ref. No: DST /MET /2017476/JRF

Work Experience:

The applicant should have a strong background and sound knowledge on hands-on cell/bacteria culture facility. The person is also expected to be familiar with basic material processing and characterization tools. Person must be acquainted with sample sectioning, mounting and polishing, and gold-coating. Working knowledge of computer-based office applications (MS Office, power-point, excel/origin, etc.) is also necessary.

Salary: Rs. 28,000/- per month

The post is purely temporary, and is for a duration of one year. Interested candidates must apply so the application is received by 5 pm of Sep. 17, 2020 (preferably over email at Please submit cover-letter clearly mentioning the post you are applying for. Also attach full details of qualifications and experience along with the experience relevant to the current position. Please enclose required certificates along with.

Only short-listed applicants will be called for an interview (mostly an online interview tentatively between Sep. 21-25, 2020). Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualification and work experience will not be called for the interview. Also, possessing minimum qualification does not grant one the call for the interview.

Note: No TA/DA will be provided to candidates called for interview.

Application Deadline and Postal Address:

Please send ONE consolidated file (with cover letter & required degree certificates &/or NET/GATE scorecard) stating the reference number (Ref. No: DST/MET/2017476/JRF) in the subject of email (id: by 5 pm of Sep. 17, 2020. Hard copy of application, if being submitted, must reach by given deadline to:

Dr. Kantesh Balani
Faculty Building, Room 413
Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur,
Kanpur- 208016, U.P., India

The selection will be based on Zoom/Skype online Interview. Shortlisted candidates will be informed with an email about the date of interview.
Interested candidates may be apply on email giving full details of qualification, experience with copies of relevant certificate by 17 Sep. 2020.
It is mandatory to mention your mobile number in the application. Application (soft copy) must be sent at following email address.